Zucchini soup


Serves 4


In a heavy saucepan, combine:

2 medium zucchini, trimmed and diced

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

Cook the zucchini until it is very soft, about 20 minutes.

Remove from the heat and puree. 

Return the pureed zucchini to the saucepan.


2 cups water or broth

½ cup cream

1 small bunch basil, chopped

1 small bunch parsley, chopped

½ cup aged hard cheese, grated

Salt and black pepper

Heat thoroughly.

Serve warm.


— AS